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    February 17, 2013
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. we could see. two people are in the hospital after their sailboat collides with a ferry on the san francisco bay. >> new information in the oscar pistorius case. how the weapon was used. the city is preparing for a big five k walk. we will tell you who it benefits and some road closures you will want to know about. good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, february 17th. i am mike mibach.
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>> i am claudine wong. >> good morning, rosemary. >> we have a good looking day and the cooling trends continues for the sunday. waking up with patchy fog and clouds. cool start once again. 30s and 40s into the bay area. temperatures will take a dip. i will tell you by how much. we will be tracking cold weather in the next week ahead. that is coming up. runners are limbering up for what is a san francisco tradition. lorraine blanco is live in china town where they are celebrating the lunar new year. >> they are celebrating the year of the snake. >> people are setting up for the big five k walk. this is at the intersection of sacramento and grant street in san francisco's chinatown. it is the oldest and largest in the nation. the celebration is the biggest
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outside of asia. this event here attracts 1500 runners and benefits the ymca's youth and teen programs. i am live with jennifer from ymca, chain gnawtown and she will tell us more about the event. >> good morning. >> this is what we are doing over 35 years. and it is a great event. a lot of youth and families come out. it is a really great route. it goes through the market and back on the street. benefits the teen and youth programs. they get financial assistance and at the y, we have a huge community center where it helps kids, for a place to hang out and everything. we have a lot of runners that come out. over 1500 runners. >> over 300 volunteers that come out. >> chinese new year is a big deal here in san francisco. >> yes, it is a g deal. a lot of people that come here. immigrants that come here.
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chinese people are the one that are really -- i am so sorry. >> i am nervous. >> i am so excited. they celebrate and for the kids and families, it is great for them to see they are outside of chinatown and come in to do the event. >> thank you so much, jennifer. i know you need to get back to what you need to do. we will tell you about closures. the pd is out here directing traffic and mini routes until 11:00 a.m. in the city. the -- it starts at chinatown, north beach and financial district. it ends here in california and for the best times. >> they will be handing out the best snake costume out here. it should be a fun and visual race and it goes to a great cause. the ymca here. >> reporting live.
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>> thanks, lorraine. >> this is a look at the route. this is where lorraine was. it will go through the north beach and embark kerr row. and between here and the san francisco zoo is holding an event. the zoo is holding its luna new year's celebration. it features chinese acrobatic performances and folk line dancing and scavenger hunt throughout the park. this is in the year of the snake. san francisco's chinatown will celebrate the year of the snake with the new year parade next weekend. it is known for its elaborate floats and costumes. it is considered the largest celebration of chinese culture outside of asia. you can watch the parade right here on ktvu, it is starts at on february 23 at 6:00 p.m.
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two people were injured. it happened at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. it was heading to sausalito to san francisco with five people on board. the small boat slammed into the side of it. two men in the 60s on the small boat had to be rushed to the hospital. >> i was standing outside and i could see the boat just right down where i was standing. and i could see the people. just lying there. >> there was a doctor and nurse on the ferry at the time. they rushed to help the two injured men. cause of the crash is still under investigation. >> oakland place are looking for suspects. it happened at 5:00 yesterday evening. a man was shot several times and he was pronounced dead on the scene. hours earlier, a 22-year-old man was stabbed to death just blocks from the oakland police headquarters. >> new investigation into the
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athlete oscar p pistorius, they believe he used the bat to break down the bathroom door where his girlfriend was hiding or she used it. either way, they have a rock solid case against pistorius who has denied the murder charge. he called him and said there was a terrible accident. it is so important. even made an impact in a positive way or negative way. but just maintaining p it. just always be true to yourself. >> there is outrage over that piece of video and his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. >> it aired last night. they accuse producers of exploiting the death of the 29-year-old model. >> i believe it would have been the next challenge to run in
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south africa. it is sad but abrupt end to a wonderful career. >> women's groups say it should have been delayed until after her funeral. but they said it was a tribute to her legacy. there will be a funeral for the san bernardino cop. christopher dormer will be laid to rest. people rallied outside the los angeles police headquarters yesterday in support of christopher dorner, they said they were not condoning it but agreed with his claims of police brutality and someone said it is obvious they had no intention of bringing him in alive. they protested for what is called the largest climate rally. they plan to surround the state office to demand the president reject the keystone pipeline. similar events will be held in
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u.s. cities. including washington d.c. and it is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. 35,000 people are expected to attend marches nationwide. >> pope benedict the xvi announced his retirement. >> ♪ this is the second to last prayer before he steps down. that only attracts a few thousand people. today, as can you see there, 150,000 people showed up. benedict will retire on february 28th. the vatican said they will try to choose a new pope sooner than expected so a pope will be in place by holy week. >> they are considering landmark legislation on immigration reform. >> they have a draft proposal from the white house and allow illegal immigrants to become
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permanent residents within eight years. >> there are 11 million illegal immigrants and they could apply for a newly created is visa. and provide more security funding by the immigration status of the new hires. >> a woman is in the hospital after being hit by a muni bus. >> it happened yesterday afternoon at lake merced boulevard. and the person had serious injuries. the muni driver is undergoing standard drug and alcohol tests. >> they are missing so much work and costing the agency millions of dollars. the san francisco examiner reports one in eight park workers does not show up to work each day. >> train open raters and station agents have the most unscheduled absences. bart has to pay other workers overtime to fill in: it is $14 million a year.
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>> they can expect delays because of track maintenance. >> it is being done every sunday between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. until march 17th. service between the fourth street station and transfers on the blue line will be affected. >> the time is 7:09. rosemary, it is a nice day and as she is saying, the rain is headed our way, right. >> it is headed our way. and low clouds and fog is with us this morning. we are with the on shore breeze and coming from the pacific, relative humidity is up and if you are driving early. anywhere from santa rosa to petaluma. you will mind it down to a quarter of a mile. you will be fine. give ago lack there. over the bay. little bit of fog there. just obscuring the sun a little bit. we have another good looking day in store. with the cooling trend and drafts to come.
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>> 52 degrees in oakland. and in san francisco. not a bad start. 40s to low 50s around the bay and walnut creek and in concord, lever more. and reporting fog. >> temperatures are a little chillier than where we were yesterday morning. >> this is reporting 49-43. upper 30s to low 40s in calistoga. we now have an eye on the system that will bring us rain. this is in the gulf of alaska. it is in the pacific northwest by tomorrow. >> sliding. and then we will in the the rain. >> they will continue to drop. upper 60s. near 70 degrees is where we sat yesterday. today we are talking mid- to upper 60s. approaching 60 degrees in some cases and bottoming out on tuesday. low to mid-60s for the afternoon. >> if you do have low cloud
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outside your door. they will begin to bush off mid- to late morning. >> 63, i should say this afternoon. and 60 for san francisco. and mid 60s. in and around novato. and south bay, temperatures will cool a few degrees. >> mid-60s and in santa cruz. and warmed to 70, close to 75 in santa cruz yesterday afternoon. so, there is the cool down and the rain coming. >> it looks as early as monday night. could wake up with a few scattered shower assist on tuesday. rain will increase. stay with us. and temperatures remain on the cool side. >> yes, winter is going to be back. >> then another chance at rain moves into the bay area. >> if you are out playing, i will have a look at the lunchtime numbers. hear what they think about the president's plan to get
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every child into preschool. >> it keeps going. and it is the mechanical one east coast city is facing. >> antioch man was trying to put his harley in the garage and we will tell you where he finally ended up. >> this is outside of the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. you can see no problem for the folks heading into the city and no problems to report for you this sunday morning. we will keep an eye on it for you. and keep you updated here on "mornings on 2". you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have a wireless receiver. listen.
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. welcome back on this sunday morning. the sun is up 16 minutes ago. you can see the haze. and clouds this morning. we will show you video from new bedford, rhode island where
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up to 8 inches of snow is expected to accumulate there. they are concerned about the storm because the snow plows are worn down and need to be replaced. >> there is so much broken down equipment. if we get more than 5 inches, what ever is going to be predicted. i am sure it is going to cause a problem. >> city leaders say replacing old equipment is a long term priority. >> in michigan, this led to a huge pile up. this is more than a dozen cars that crashed into each other. police say the first crash involved three cars and then the other cars piled up while trying to avoid the wreck. two texas firefighters have died after being severely burned in a friday. it as knights of columbus -- it is a knights of columbus hall. they are treated for burns and others are expected to survive.
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>> we have suffered a huge loss here overnight. during the fire emergency operation. >> one of the firefighters is identified as 36-year-old letter rick wallace. he leaves behind a wife and five children. survivors of a deadly rhode island nightclub fire. 100 people were killed when pyro tech anything nicks for the band -- pyro techniques for the band great white. the names of the victims will be read later today. they are working to raise funds to build a permanent memorial. two stock to be teenagers died. the officers started pursue ago car that was passing vehicles using left turn lane. now the high speed pursuit lasted about a minute and ended when the 1-year-old lost control and crashed into a wall. both the driver and hills
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15-year-old passenger died. >> they are well-behaved kids. they fixed bikes and my son and martel is very plight. very well educated. >> the families of the teenagers set up the memorial at the crash site. they say the car was stolen and they were not wearing seat belts. >> antioch man is covered for riding his harley davidson motorcycle through the home of a wall. it is on finch drive. he said he was trying to ride his motorcycle into the garage and the throttle get stuck and sent him and his motorcycle shooting through the lawn and through a fence. and into that wall. >> he was not seriously hurt. they continue to come at a high cost. gas prices nationwide have been up 12 cents since the last weekend. it has them concerned about what could come next month. it is blamed on rising oil
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prices here and regular price and they are paying. $4.10. and the average price for a gallon of regular is 4:00. alameda county is looking to make a road a little safer. >> 93 accidents is reported on crow canyon road. one stretch of the roadway is referred to as dead man's curve due to the number of crashes there. >> at the first of several public meetings. >> speed limits need to be lowered and they recommended installing rumble strips and more stop signs and lights. some educators are applauding his early education proposal. >> in california, officials say 125,004-year-olds can't afford to enroll in preschool.
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>> the president will not say how much the program would cost and it would be between 10 and $25 billion a year. >> david stern said sacramento may have a shot at keeping the kings in his annual news conference. >> he said seattle investors have made a strong offer for the kings and they could reject it. >> he said the league is still waiting to hear the details of a counter offer from sacramento mayor kevin johnson. >> in seattle, we have two dom mit tees focusing on it. the advisory finance committee and we fully expect to have that process completed for a report to the board of governors at the meeting. >> they agreed to sell controlling interest to the kings to investors for $341 million. the board is expected to make the decision in april. >> all-star weekend continues
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today. last night, stars were showing off their skill insist the slam dunk contest. it came down to evans and they took the coast away with a between the leg dunk over the ball boy. in today's all-star game will feature a golden state warrior. he is a reserve on the western conference all-star team. >> lee is the warrior's first all-star since lotrel back in 1997. that's a brave kid. >> ball boy. >> stay still. >> time now is 7:21. taking to the circus to court. after bay area activists filed a lawsuit against ringling brothers. >> how many big snake assist they were able to grab in a month log competition. >> the man who nabbed the 14-footer. mineory cooling trends will continue and we are waking up
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with areas of fog and low clouds. i will have what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up.
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. ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus has won. two animal rights activists sued claiming circus employees violated their free speech rights by harassing them as they tried to record the treatment of animals back stage. jurors did not agree. the activists were continuing to recording when the circus comes to town. huge snakes in florida has net td 38 burmese pythons. they handed out cash prizes and one man took out $1,500 for catching the most. a total of 18. another hunter won a thousand dollars for nabbing the longest
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python. that measures 14 feet 3 inches. >> we search the islands. we wear weighters. >> they eat anything they can catch deciding on the size of the snake. they are out there eating our native species. >> wildlife officials call it a success. they were hoping the registered hunters could catch and kill even more. experts estimate even more than 100,000 pythons live in the everglades. don't sign me up for that competition. what are you doing today? >> going to catch a 14-footer. >> lot of respect for those guys. people are going to go out and do something else. and bring the jacket? >> as they should. light jacket perhaps. we will shave off a few degrees over what we felt saturday afternoon. anywhere from three to 6 degrees. this morning, it is a chilly start as well. if you are heading out to the farmer's markets and dip noog
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the 30s. santa rosa, napa valley. and livermore. around the bay. mid-40s to about 50 degrees or so in oakland. near san francisco and get knowing the 9:00 hour. shades of purple, looking at upper 40s to near 50 degrees. near oakley and san leandro. and the fog is now gone. upper 40s to low 50s and for the lunch hour. upper 50s to near 60 degrees expected. and 63 in oakland. and in san francisco. low 60s. and san jose and napa valley. and east bay, you are looking at 65 for concord today. extended forecast. temperatures will drop off. president's day include increasing clouds and cooling temperatures to the seasonal norm and then below that. the system out of alaska dropping some rain on us. dropping your temperatures and low snow to the area.
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we could see it down to 2,000. and perhaps diablo and perhaps a dusting outs of this. not a lot of rain. how much rain we expect in the tuesday system. >> it is going to be mostly cloudy and another chance of rain will come on thursday, too. >> back to you. why are nurses clean sleeping in their cars. battle over safety being weighed. >> grounding the angels. how they could stop the blue angels from flying and what that would mean for the san francisco's fleet week. it may be the year of the snake. but people are running like tigers in south florida's -- san francisco's much chinatown. and we will tell you who is going it to benefit.
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. take a live look at the streets of san francisco for what has become a tradition. in just a half hour, lots more people will be out in chinatown. and other weekend warriors, welcome back to "mornings on 2". i am claudine wong. >> i am mike mibach. several streets in san francisco are closed today. that's because more than a thousand runners will ring in the year of the snake. >> one of the largest race assist about to begin. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, mike. the race will start in less
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than 30 minutes. people are warming up out here and taking pictures. >> it starts at san francisco and grant streets. and this is one of the many big events for the year of the snake. this is the oldest and largest in the nation. new year celebration here is outside of asia. it attracts 1500 runners and benefits the youth and teen programs. this year, proceeds will go to the physical education program. that fund free witness and wellness programs for more than a thousand kids here. many people are running back to an organization that helps them. >> it is really important to me. and it is a way to kind of set an example. and i used to be a little overweight and decided it was a good opportunity for me to race. and be a good role model. >> now, you can see the signs are already in place out here in sacramento and there are
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many other street closures to keep in mind. if you are going to be in san francisco today. the race starts here in chinatown. and wind through chinatown. and goes through the north beach and financial district and ends up here at kerney and california. muni routes will be affected. traffic will be affected. and they are closing down a lot of streets out here. >> lorraine blanco, anal two news. thanks, lorraine. here is the map of the race. starting at sacramento and grant. going through the especially bardier row before -- especially bar candlestick der row. >> they are asking for help to find a missing man. >> he flu up to visit a friend and was supposed to fly home thursday. no one has seen or heard from him in more than a week. >> his mother came to pass out
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flyers and near the area where he had been staying. >> we don't want to think anything bad has happened to him. we can only hope that is not the case. >> both san diego police and san francisco police are searching for hughes. >> he is described at 5'8". brown hair. brown eyes. >> anyone with information about him is asked to call police. friends and family of the peninsula teen in the -- petaluma teen died in the snow. they will use money konateed to launch a system called the buddy system. they want them to travel in groups and she had gone with friends and left a musical festival on her own. she was found in a snowbank by utilityity workers. their safety is at risk. >> they say they are forced to
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sleep in their cars between assignments. the hospital has refused to provide beds in violation of an union contract. now, hospitals say a room is given to any nurse who requests one. one on call nurse said her purse was stolen at gunpoint while sleeping in car last month. >> they will be taking part in pilot programs for the new healthcare law. they plan to coordinate patient care with the network. the two will be responsible for providing healthcare to 15,000 in the north bay and novato community hospital is expected to perform certain surgeries for medicare patients at a certain price. despite earning more than $1 million in profit. the social media giant didn't have to pay federal or state income taxes. >> they are going to get a refund of $429 million thanks to a tax reduction for
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executive stock options. >> the employees cash in the stock options. >> at that point it as tax deduction for the company. it didn't cost facebook a nickel. but it treads it like wages and they get a deduction for it. >> it will total $3 billion. a north bay community. might ban certain internet cafes. >> american canyon is after businesses like freedom pcs. it sells phone products. the city believes it is actually an internet cafe and sells time connected to a sweepstakes where they act as illegal slot machines. >> they will review zoning rules. >> gas thieves are targeting planes. and the thief made off with close to $250 worth of gas last week. >> they noticed the missing fuel during a preflight check.
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the airport needs to do more. just warn other pilots. >> a few months ago, i had a call from the airport operation. eight airplanes where they took the fuel. >> he said the thieves could be caught by using surveillance video. >> airport officials refuse to comment about his allegations. this could ground account navy blue angels. >> possibly all of fleet week, could be canceled in automatic federal spending cuts kick in on may first. >> it washes the funding for the blue angels will be splashed. >> it is every october. and the event won't survive without the angels. >> military aircraft did flew into a the no fly zone in florida. a coast guard helicopter he is court td out of the of air face pan forced the to land.
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he is spending the weekend on the florida's treasure coast. >> he is even taking lessons from tiger woods former coach. you are looking video right now of the president playing golf in 2011. he is practicing his strokes in palm city. tomorrow, it is president's day and all government offices, post offices and banks are closed. bart muni will be and holiday schedules. cal train is an on a modified schedule and parking meters. those are still going to be enforced. >> if you get the day off tomorrow. get out and enjoy it. because rosemary, the weather is on the way. >> mineory changes happening today. and tomorrow is the transition day. we will talk about that coming up in a moment. >> waking up with patchy fog
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out there. >> pulling in and around the bay. you can see it there. what a gorgeous shot. >> rosa is just about a minute or so before 7:00. >> and it will help to clear out the low cloud deck. and i expect improving conditions. >> for the afternoon. we will be sunny once again. >> mid-30s in napa valley. and we are looking at few degrees over what we had yesterday. >> 46 in novato and around the bay. similar to how we woke up yesterday. >> 51 in oakland. and along the peninsula. and looking outside your door. menlo park. and palo alto. chilly and not too bad. it is february. >> 46 in san jose. and we have 46 in fremont. and in sunnyvale. >> temperatures will rebound and be slightly tooler than what we had the day before. so how the trend is going.
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>> this is the system that will bring us rain on tuesday. >> it is going to be over the pacific northwest but tomorrow. we will see increasing clouds by tomorrow as well. >> we will run you through the next couple of days. >> low clouds. patchy fog. notice improving here and for the afternoon. mostly sunny. >> still at right about average. >> even slightly above. >> we wake up. >> clouds once again. and increasing clouds as as this progresses. >> i am not into tuesday morning. some rain beginning to fall into the north bay. scattered showers. and this is the cold system. >> not a lot of rain. not enough considering where wave been and what we need. >> we will get some and most of us will be wet. >> maybe you have the week off. >> we have snow in the mountains. and all the way down to
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2,000 feet. >> which means it could pick up a dusting as well. >> morning clouds and it is report some areas in the north bay. >> and it is now settling in and continue to cool us down. >> it is 63 in oakland. and in san francisco and for the north bay. mid-60s and down into the south bay. 64 san jose. and of six in morgan hill. and the -- 66 in morgan hill. and will continue to fall. moments ago, rain arrives on tuesday. cool conditions and cloudy skies. another chance for rain will come on thursday. how many rain i expect with the tuesday's storm coming up. world champions san francisco giantses are ready for a repeat. they held their work out in scottsdale. 21 players are back. including pablo sandoval and big question going into the
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spring training is if sandoval can control it. >> i will keep doing my job. >> i don't know if that question will ever go away. >> he has got to shed a few. he will. we have some time. and you know, else in there working out now as we speak. >> timlyly said he is in -- tim lincecum said he is in great shape and it is against the age he gels. and he will give us a live report coming up at 8:45. today in phoenix. the entire oakland as roster it will take the field and the pitchers and catchers arrived on tuesday and saturday. the rest of the team rolls in. it is against the brewers on saturday. all right. your time is 7:41. new jersey firefighter pays tribute to the sandy hook shootings. what they are building in their memory.
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>> the city of broken glass. >> temperatures drop below freezing. >> a high school hockey player walks off the ice. and the message he was trying to send his coach. we will give you a live look outside. >> 101 in san francisco. >> responding to a social vehicle. >> they're tother than that. it is pretty guy get out there. >> watching mornings on 2.
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. welcome back. giving you the bird's eye view over lafayette. this is the upper 30s and 40s. outside your door.
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>> well, in sub freezing temperatures thousands of relief workers are helping with the meteor. >> now, it is being called the city of broken glass. the sonic wave generated by the meteorcrashed in 4,000 buildings. >> it is louder than 20 hiroshima bombs. >> i told them to move away from the of windows. they were all fine. and when they got back to their seats. a piece of glad flew above their heads. >> will is one positive note. they feel a sense of trouble. >> people have mobilized to fix broken windows and distribute can clothing and food. >> it cost at least $33 million in damage. new jersey firefighters plan to build 26 playground in honor of the shooting massacre. >> they will be built by those
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hit hardest including new york, new jersey, and connecticut. it will bear the name of the victim and showcasing what the person loved. >> they dude in the sandy hook elementary school rampage. >> deadly car bombs went off in iraq today. it was outdoor markets and shiite areas of baghdad. they went off minutes of each other and 80 others are injured. no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks. >> shiite market was also targeted in an if of market in pakistan. >> 81 people were killed and many are buried in the rubble. >> the bomb has hidden in a water tank. and detonate td by remote control. it has widespread demanding protection against violence. libyans are taking to the streets to celebrate a major
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moment in their history. > >> you can hear those car horns honking. >> they are overing the topple the regime. >> they predict a long and physical path to recovery. >> this is expecting a lot. and from the government in this stage and this is to have this situation. >> security for the anniversary has been increased. especially in benghazi. are where four americans were killed. and also with tunisia for the weekend. they will hold special of mass today. it is chem mom rating the order of 1796 which led to the interment of japanese americans. san francisco's japan plans to hold a forum on the interment.
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>> it held hold a memorial service in america. >> they have a new home in san diego. >> there is the ribbon cutting for the 25-foot tall bronze statue of the famous times scare kiss. >> it as replica of the 1945 magazine photo of a serviceman kissing the woman at the ends of world war ii. >> it as reflection of not only the commitment to the military. but the veterans who have served. and in defending the you state on every day of the year. >> it has a similar one. >> from 2,000 much seven to last year. >> more than million dollars is used to create a personal version. >> an inmate convicted is about to be released from prison.
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>> they report propers have asked a judge to free ronald ross after he served several years in prison for a murder. >> he was the victim of bad police work and witness who lied. district attorney's office conceded, the conviction should not stand. ross is expected to be released next week. >> they believe a steady paycheck will encourage them to leave gangit. >> they have a jobs program. and over the past 18 months. they left gangs. and started working for the city as a gardener. >> teenagers smoked marijuana at a higher rate than the state average. california health survey found west county has high erase than sonoma county. they will try to lower the rates. flu season in solano county is not as bad as officials
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feared. >> they have seen widespread. and it may if have already peeked. and they warm. >> it can possibly stretch. as far as of into april. >> people have reportedly died from the flu in california this season. it seems many american it is are stocking up on orange juice during the flu season. >> this rose 5% that ended january 19th. drinking orange juice may not help you recover from a cold any faster. >> some demonstrated, it has no affect on the common cold. >> beef prices are rising because of corn costs. and many grocery chains are trying to keep it down with smaller packages and they have been sold in a package and now being offered as 12 ounces. >> they are ex detectived to increase by 10% in the summer. >> the bulls hockey team has a
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special promotion for all the dog lovers. >> they will have paw days. and you need a special ticket. the first 500 pans will get a special edition bulls dodge ball. they will play the thunder. that game begins at 2:15. high school hockey goalie whose graduate ma'am particular exit on the ice is now talking along with the incidents along with his angry father. he put it in his own net. scoring for the other team last week. then he flipped his coaches the bird and offered a salute and skated right off the ice. he was upset that the coaches favored another goalie over him. >> this was wrong. and i had to send a message. i wouldn't wait any looker. >> -- any longer. >> did it open a lot of people's eyes. yes. >> austin has been suspended for 10 games.
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for poor sportsmanship and his father got it reduced to five games. >> he is banned from youth hockey games with a alercation with his daughter's hockey coach. >> you want to say it on the titan he can and what they are offering to get on board. >> going into the red. and what victims say of soup are storm is sandy. >> what they are begging the banks to do. >> mild cooling trend will continue. we will have the extended forecast coming up. mom, i invited justin over for lunch.
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>> once he finished this segment of the work, he has to stop. i don't have any more money. >> they are wracking up huge costs living in hotels while they wait for repairs to be finished. >> part of the problem is that lenders require proof before they get reimbursed. jersey shore is racing to rebuild for the summer tourist season. this is a look at the seaside heights. where more than a mile of the iconic boardwalk was destroyed. >> it drew thousands of tourists every summer. >> this is a huge step for us. this will let people know. we can do a project this big and certainly help you get your home and business together. what ever it might be. >> the owner of the seaside heights pier hopes to have the rides back up by summer as well. they said there is overwhelming interest in his
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plan to build a replica of the titanic. they have offered to pay more than a million dollars on the ship's first voyage. construction has even started but he is hoping to start a contract with the builder soon. it is set to set sail on 2016. >> we will check in with rosemary. >> it is another good lucking day and slightly above in some cases and nothing like what we saw thursday into friday. >> record warmth on those day answer today, we are going to take a few degrees off of what we saw yesterday afternoon. this continue it is for the president's day and even cooler. upper 50s and then on tuesday. early on. the rain arrives. how much rain are we expecting. it is going to take a drier path. little further they are inland and drop back the possibility of how much rainfall we
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receive. it is going to and cold storm. temperatures dropping back to 56 degrees is what we are looking at and snow levels all the way back down to 2,000 feet. >> mostly sunny skies. >> 60 in san francisco and pacifica. and mountain view for you. >> palo alto, inland east bay, going to feel nice. low to mid-60 informs in the forecast and it is showing you again that change in our temperatures as well as the rain on the way. so pull out the umbrella by tuesday. it as all day event. remaining cool through thursday and rain will arrive on thursday. >> at this hour. low clouds and fog. and we will talk about that and what you can expect going through the morning hours coming up. it as long running san francisco tradition. the big race is about to get underway right now. >> new clue in the oscar
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pistorius murder case. this is revealed just overnight.
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. we are live in san francisco's chinatown. they are celebrating the year of the snake with lots of cardio. how important this event is to the young people who live here.
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it is being called the largest climate change protest in history and it will begin in a few hours. they were injured. blood everywhere. >> a boat and ferry collide on the san francisco bay. they recount the crash that seriously injured two people. . good morning, welcome to "mornings on 2". >> it is sunday, february 17th. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> this is a long look outside. >> it is a chilly start to the morning. fog and clouds outside the door. in some cases, it is thick enough to cause visibility issues. partly cloudy skies. and it will dip a few additional degrees and they are going to be slightly cooler today and we have cold rainy weather. i will break this down for you and show you the temperatures coming up. >> we want to go right now of
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to shovel and ktvu's lorraine blanco. >> it is just getting underway there. >> the runners are taking off right now to the sound of the traditional fireworks. >> this is the five k run. and in san francisco's chinatown. the annual five k run. it attracts hundreds of runners right here. it helps to benefit the ys youth programs it goes to the physical education program. and it is more than a thousand kids out here. for many here, the ymca is share safe haven. >> they don't have a place to go or role models to be able to follow after. they could sway the wrong way and bad things can happen. >> we have a mentoring program and matches them up with the volunteer. and they are role models for
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them. >> now, this is the year of the snake. so, there are a lot of people out here. >> you can see they are dressed up as snakes and award given out for the best costume. >> so far, we have seen creative ones. if you are going to be in san francisco today. it will affect traffic as well as mini routes and going all the way through chinatown. and up to north beach to the financial district and come around to the mouths mouth square. if you are in the area beware they are closing down streets and stopping traffic. >> lorraine blanco, channel 2 news. as she just mentioned, we want to give driver as head's up and show you the race route on a map for you. if you need to get to the area. it starts at sacramento and it is going to wind to the north beach and embark candlestick kerr row and bean -- embarcadero.
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and the p zoo is going to hold a special event, too. the zoo is holding their lunar new year's celebration. features acrobatic performances and a zodiac can scavenger hunt throughout the park. >> this is for those born in the year of the snake will get in free today. >> they are expected to protest in what is being described as the large els climate rally had history. >> they plan it around the this office building to demand that the president reject a keystone pipeline. similar events will be held in other cities and the san francisco rally is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. >> 35,000 people are expected to attend in additionswide. barbara boxer introduces a will to stop global warming. it calls for businesses to pay a tax of $20 for every ton of
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carbon or methane they emit. >> it would increase every year for a decade and it has little chance of passing due to fierce opposition from groups and republicans. >> the obama administration is consideringing landmark administration. >> they have obtained a draft proposal from the white house. and allowed illegal immigrants to become legal permanent resident consist within eight years. there are 11 million illegal immigrants and they could apply for a visa. >> it would require that they verify the status of new hire. >> new information about the murder investigation into the roth let's. they ddoscar pistorius. they found a bloody request bat until his home. he used the bat to break down the door of the bathroom where
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his girlfriend's was hiding or she used it in self-defense. >> pistorius and his family deny the murder charge. his friend said he called him at 4:00 telling him there had been a terrible accident. the story then said. god take me away. >> it is so important and made an impact in a positive way or negative way and just maintaining it. and just always. >> the outrage over last night's showing of the reality show featuring pistorius' girlfriend. and she record add farewell message which ask a takeoff of the american show survivor. they accused producers of exploiting the death of the model. but the program was a tribute to her legacy. two people were seriously
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hurt. after they crashed into a packed ferry. it happened at 4:30 in the afternoon. it was headed to sausalito from san francisco when the small boat slammed into the side. everyone on the ferry was okay t but the two men on the small boat had to be rushed to the hospital. >> i was standing are outside. >> i could see it just. >> where it was standing. and i could see the people lying there. >> there was a doctor and nurse on the ferry at the time. >> the cause of the crash is still under investigation. >> a woman is in the hospital after being hit by a muni bus. that was at john mere drive. the victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries and the cause of the accident is still under investigation. the muni driver is undergoing standard drug and alcohol tests. >> new this morning.
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he delivered the first blessing. >> it is a spiritual song. this is the second to the last sunday prayer in st. peter's square before he steps down. >> normally the appearance attracts a few it thousand people. >> today, 150,000 people showed up. he will retire on february 28th. >> they said they will try to pick a pope as soon as predicted. >> i am going to the park. walking my dog at 10. i don't want to be rained on. >> since i am listening to him. >> watch out for tuesday, right. >> invite the low clouds and fog. >> beginning to clear out of the way. and a live look. >> waking up with gray skies this morning. >> i am beginning to see sunshine in your neighborhood.
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>> we will continue to watch. and it is expected by late morning. early afternoon. around novato and petaluma where we have dense fog. it is patchy and dense. and it could be dangerous. >> it becomes a wall of warnings. >> take it easy out there. this will dissipate about 9:00 or so. >> widespread 40s and some of them slightly warmer into the north bay. >> 38 in napa. and 41 in novato and the on shore breeze is back. it has arrived and relative humidity is up and with that. we are looking at the low clouds and fog. this morning, they will be back tomorrow morning as well. if you have any more in the early morning drive. hopefully you will have more off and expect the low clouds on monday morning. >> 40 degrees in pleasantton showing you where the system is
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where the rain is. >> and it is in and around the gulf of alaska. you could see the of leading inc. it is -- leading edge and sliding into california by tuesday. show you what happens here. >> it is the low clouds and fog by 8:00 or so. looking pretty good. this is expected for the afternoon. tomorrow morning. some of us have the day off. some back at work. they have the low clouds and fog with us. by this afternoon. these are the clouds associated with the system. >> it is a cold storm. not expecting a lot of rain. we are now into tuesday morning and it is falling. >> steady rain over the north bay. and quickly sliding over into around central south by by noon. and we are all request getting wet. >> it will be wet. and we begin to dry out. very cold storm and we are looking at levels down to 2500 feet. 2,000 feet in some cases.
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if you are going to the sierra. you will needs those for a change. >> clouds burning off later. on shore breeze will continue. upper 50s to mid-60s today. 63 in oakland. reeva, and in -- redwood city and looking at sunny skies. and the extended forecast. the cooling trend. taking a dramatic turn as early as tomorrow. >> under of 50s and with the rain. it is low 50s. going to be a chilly one. >> temperatures don't really rebound a whole lot. and then a chance at some rain. >> a lot of bart employees are not showing up to work. how much the problem is causing the transit agency. you may have noticed the numbers creeping back un. >> how much we are paying in the bay area. and why it is expected to climb even higher.
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replaced. >> there is so much broken down equipment. it is going to take, if we get more than five inches. what ever is predicted. i am sure it is going to cause a problem. >> city leaders say replacing old equipment is a top priority and it as look term respect process. >> survivors are marking 10 years since the strategy. >> they were killed when the pyro techniques of the band respect started a fire. >> in 2,003. >> the names of the dead will be read allow at the site of the fire. they are working to raise funds to build a permanent memorial. there will be a candlelight vigil while pursuing christopher dorner, dozens of people al ryed outside of the police he had quarters. >> in support of the accused
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killinger. and rather agreed with his claim was of police request p brow tallity. >> it was obvious. she he had no idea to bring him in alive. >> these are two separate deadly attacks. >> a man was shot several trims on eighth and peralta. >> hours earlier. a 22-year-old man was stabbed to death. >> friends and familiar will you of the petaluma teenager who dude in the snow after a concert in lake tahoe are using her story to help others. >> she has announced they will use money to promote the buddy system. they want teens to travel in group consist and stay out of danger p. >> she had of gone and left on her own. she was found three days later in a snowbank. >> mows are missing so much work.
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>> it is causing them millions of dollars, if they don't show up to work each day, train operators and station agents have is the most unscheduled absences. they have to pay them to fill in. and costing 14 million extra charges a year. >> they can expect delays on sundays because of tracked maintenance. the work is being done every sunday. newspaper until march 1st. >> it is transfers on the blue line that will be effected. >> al immediate candlestick county will connect roads and make them safer. >> 93 accidents have been on caster valley. >> it is even referred to as dead man's curve. >> speed limits need to be lower. >> many also recommended installing rumble sticks. >> more stop lines. and it continues to come in a
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high cost. >> we have kwon up 12 cents. >> that has us worried about what could be next months. >> they are blamed on high rising prices and in shovel. people are paying. $4.10. and in oakland, the arch price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4:04. the bay area housing market is showing be dine. >> home sales last month were stronger than they have been in the last six years. >> home prices increased for the 10th straight month. >> the median home was $415,000 and that is up more than 20 nurse can for last january. >> that is a percentage of improvement from last year. they are picking up the pieces by millions. tough screen up of broken glass
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thanks to a meteor. >> the search for them. >> dozens of pythons have been rounded up. all are a cash prize. cooler air is settling into the bay area for your sunday. i will have a lack at your temperatures and when you are going to need the umbrella, coming up. anouncer ] ihop is ie square to compare
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temperatures, they are helping. it is now being called the city of broken glass. it blue out windows to 4 million buildings. they are estimating the blast. it is 20 hiroshima bombs. >> i told them to move away from the windows. they are all fine. and when they got back to their seats, a piece of glass flew above their heads. >> people were injured. and it is a sense of cooperation. and they have lives to fix broken windows and they drop to single digits overnight. it caused damage. >> officials say friday night's fair at a knights of columbus hall, it caused the roof to collapse. >> two others were treated for burns and are expected to
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survive. >> they have suffered a huge loss here tonight during the emergency few operation. one of the firefighters is wallace. he leaves behind a wife and five children. >> they built 26 play grounds in honor of the victims of the newtown shooting massacres. >> it will be built by the those hit hardest by sandy. each will wear the name of a victim. showcase things that person loved. 20 chirp and six school employees died in the shooting rampage. >> construction on a new target store is getting loud. crews are drill knowing the ground to secure the building. it is expected to be completed this month. it is scheduled to open in october. >> ringling brothers and barnum
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and bailey circus has won. this is one of elephant walks from last august. two activists sued violating their free speech rights by harassing them as they tried to record their treatment. >> the juror assist do not agree. a month long hunt for huge snakes in florida has netted 68 burmese pythons. florida wildlife commission gave out 1500 for the most eyethons. another hunter won a thousand dollars for the longest python. measures 13 feet 3 inches. we search the islands. we wear weighters. we run the shoreline. >> they eat anything they can catch depending on the size of the snake. they are out there eating our native species. >> they called it a success and
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had hoped the registered hunters can could catch and kill more. >> more than 150,000 pythons live in the everglades. >> we will go to rosemary to see how things are shaping up out there. >> we have temperatures falling off a bit. yesterday, some of the warmer spots got into the low 70s. mid-70s in santa cruz. a bit of a cool down. some of us felt it. and some cooled a degree or two. this is what we are looking at for today. >> 66 expected for you. san francisco 60 degrees. and low 60s. santa cruz and san jose. >> a minor cooling trend continues for today. 62 for fremont. and oakland. and to the north of us, looking at 65. i should say napa valley. and don't know why i said san
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jose. they are showing you temperatures are continuing to fall. and plummet, in fact, by tuesday. >> chilly temperatures in the forecast. it is going to be raining. it will last the entire day. we are going to head into an unsettled pattern that will last into thursday. >> temperatures will remain on the cool side and another chance of rain will come into the weekend. low clouds and fog beginning to burn off and what you can expect currently off the doors and look at the afternoon highs coming up. it has a lot of neighbors talking. >> how a harley davidson went through the wall of a moment. >> what about the blue angles. the problem that may keep the baby jets on the ground?
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. of this is the 35th chinese new year. this is the start of the race at sacramento and grant. the walk and run is expect the to draw more than 1500 people today. it will go to bay area youth programs and wind their way through the beach district and the sacramento. several muni routes are affected. chinatown will celebrate the year of the snake with the new
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year's weekend. it is nope for its elaborate floats and costumes. it is considered the largest celebration of chinese culture outside of asia. you can watch it right here. february 23rd starting at 6:00 p.m. san francisco police are asking for help to find a missing man. >> christian hughes and it is february 4th to visit a friend and was supposed to fly home last thursday. no one has seen or heard from him in more than a week. >> his mother came to search for him and yesterday pass out flyers with the friends and baby near the area where he had been staying. >> you don't think anything bad has happened to him. he is missing for a week now. and only hope ha is not the case. both san francisco police is searching for hughes. he weighs 138 pounds. and has brown hair and eyes.
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two teenagers led the police on a high speed chase. they started pursuing a car that was passing vehicles using the left turn lane. it lasted about a municipal and ended when the 13-year-old drive lost control. hit a light pole and both the driver again and his 15 year old passenger died. >> they were well behaved kids. they fix bikes. and my son and martel, they are very polite. very well educated. >> the families of the teenager set up a memorial at the crash site. the car was stolen and the teens were not wearing seat belts. >> he was riding his brand new harley davidson p motorcycle. it happened on finch drive. he was trying to ride his motorcycle into his garage. and the throttle got stuck. that sent him and his motorcycle shooting across the
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lawn to a fence and right through the wall. he was taken to the hospital and not seriously injured. nurses at a hospital say their safety is at risk. >> on call nurses at the children's hospital say they are forced to sleep in the car between assignments. the hospital refused to assign beds. but a room is given to any nurse who requests one. >> one on call nurse was robbed by gunpoint while she was sleeping in her car last month. general plans were made to coordinate care. they are responsible for providing healthcare. and medicare patients in the north bay. >> novato hospital is going to perform certain surgeries at a certain price. >> bay area educators are applauding the educational proposal. he wants to make preschool available to all
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children and make it available in head start. >> from low income families, they can't afford to enroll. >> how much the program would cost and symptom are estimating between 10 and $25 billion a year. >> city leaders believe a steady paycheck will encourage teenagers to leave gangs. >> they have a job program for the at risk teens. 10 young men left gangs and started working for the city as gardeners. >> now, they hope to add private sector jobs. >> it might ban certain internet cafes. the american council is after businesses like one that is called freedom pcs. it sells phone products and the city believes it is an internet cafe which sells internet time connected to a slot machines. >> they will consider a
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temporary ban. >> facebook will be getting a huge tax refund check this year. despite earning more than $1 billion in profit. the social media giant didn't have to pay federal or state income taxes. >> the company will get a refund of $429 million much thanks to a tax reduction for executive stock options. >> they cash in the stock options. at that point there a tax deduction for the company. they treat it as wages and they get a deduction for it. >> it is expected to get more tax breaks in the future. the stalemate in washington could ground the knife victims' blue angles. they record that possibly all the fleet week could be canceled. if automatic federal spending cuts kick in on march 1st. >> san francisco mayor ed lee said the military e-mail warns
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funding could be slashed and it attracts a million people every october. and this is where it won't survive without the blue angels. >> they intercepted a plane that flew into the no fly zone with the president visiting florida. >> they escorted the cessna out of the restricted air space and forced it to inland president obama is spending the weekend with friends on florida's treasure coast. golf is expected to be a big part of the vacation. and taking lessons from tiger woods' former coach. this is video from back in 2011. he is practicing a technique at the floridian in palm city. he has played with former presidents richard nixon. general ford and that means all government offices and post offices and things are closed. they will be on saturday's schedules.
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and ac transit will be on a sunday schedule. >> cal train is on a modified schedule. they will be enforced. well, happening now. we want to update you on an accident in san francisco. >> now the car went off the road near the 280 connector. it is about 90 minutes ago. the driver ran from the scene. they believe he is in a caltrans lot. it is unclear why the driver fled. >> rosemary is is keeping a eye on the forecast for us on this sunday. now the sun is up. hour and a half. >> we don't see the sun. >> but, it is improving. >> we still have another pleasant day in store. >> not as warm as thursday. friday. or yesterday. but still feeling good by the afternoon. live look over the bay. >> few fingers of fog and low patches and fog around the bay
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area. >> sort of hit or miss. >> some areas are waking up with blue skew skies. >> if you are in petaluma, patchy dense fog and all the way to the ground. tough visibility for you this morning. >> keeping an eye on the system. this is going to bring us rain eventually. for today. we will remain drive. relative humidity is back for today. we imaginage to warm into the upper 60s and some areas today. mid- to upper 60s by tomorrow and low 60s and then on tuesday. struggling for low to mid-50s for the afternoon. >> right now outside your door. little bit of fog out there. >> 51 degrees in oakland. and in novato and in santa rosa. and in the north valley locations. slightly cooler like calistoga. and patchy dense fog and
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novato, and seeing it and improving. >> it will dissipate by lunchtime. here is the look at the afternoon highs expected for the area. >> 65 in novato and 62 for san francisco. low 60s for oakland. and the east because, concord, livermore looking at 63. 64 san jose and mid-60s in santa cruz. knocking off two to four and 6 degrees in some areas f. >> that is note ablg. >> it is expected to cool from a tie to 10 degrees. >> noticeable there. if you are going to the boardwalk. >> you are looking at the ski week. >> parents and kids have the week off.f. >> they have rain here locally. snow in the mountains. all the way down into the foothills and our local mountains could pick up a dusting of snow he. it is going to be a cold one.
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>> chilly conditions on tuesday. low 50s in the forecast. we get into wednesday. mostly cloudy skies and rain into thursday. next weekend may be a bit soggy as well. >> temperatures are taking a dramatic turn and in the forecast. tuesday, wednesday and thursday. >> i will have a look at the lunchtime numbers coming up. >> professional athlete comes out of the closet. who he is. and the second big announcement he made afterwards. >> giants are retaking the field. >> it might be weighing on the team's mine. >> we will take you outside. >> that is is highway 24. we have seen a lot of fog and lots of areas in the bay area this morning. no problems with traffic. this is "mornings on 2". medications?
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. welcome back. it is blue sky, green rolling hills and mount diablo in the back drop. >> deadly car bombs went off in iraq today. most of the attacks were in shiite areas of baghdad. the bombs went off within minutes of each other. >> 28 people were killed and 80 others were injured.
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no one claimed responsibility for the attacks. >> shiite market was attacked in pakistan. 80 people were killed in the blast. pakistani officials say it is hidden in a water tank and detonated by remote control. it has sparked protests for better government protection. they celebrate a major moment in their history. many libyans blew their horns and set off fireworks. >> this toppled the 40 year regime. moment march gadhafi. they say it is going to be a long and difficult path to democracy. security has been increased
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and four americans were killed at the consulate last september. it closed its borders to egypt and tune niche shah this weekend. >> it is a turbulent time. commemorating the anniversary of the executive order 1896 which led to the issue terrible accidentment of 1,000 japanese americans. they plan to hold a forum on the interment today. a bud his church will hold services this evening. >> the one of the most famous kisses has a home in san diego. >> 25 toot tall bronze statue with the famous times square kiss was dedicated yesterday. it is the photo of the soldier kissing the nurse for the end of world war ii. >> it is the commitment to the military and also to the
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veteran that is have served in so many conflicts over the years and in defending the united states in every day of the new year. >> they replace similar one that was loaned to san diego from 2000 until last year. when it was raised to create a permanent version of the statue. u.s. soccer player robby said he is gay. rogers said he is hiding his sexual orientation. because he feared of judgement and much reaction would hold him back. >> he will rye tire from soccer. he is on the national team and playing in england since last year. >> they continue this year with the big all-star game. >> stars were showing off the skills in the slam dunk contest. >> it came down to the defending champion jeremy evans. he put the contest away and
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this is the ball boy and meanwhile, the all-star game will meet tour a golden state warrior and he is the warriors first all-star since back in 1997. this is the that is car season opener in daytona. the race kickoff last night with the and drivers were and kevin harvick was able to hold on greg biffle. joey log began no and tony stewart to win the race for the third time in five years. you can watch qualifying this morning at 10. >> you can watch the daytona 500 here as well. we are going to be ending "mornings on 2" on two so we can bring you live coverage of the race starting at 9:00 a.m. >> that is next sunday. >> the san francisco giants are ready for a repeat. >> they have the first full
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workout. >> they are back from the championship team and including sandoval. >> big question, can sandoval control his weight. >> i don't care what other people think. >> i don't know if it will ever go away. he has to shed a few. which he will. we had some time. and you know, he is in there working out now as we speak: >> tim lincecum said he is in great season after a new training regimen. >> he will bring us a live report coming up at 9:45. they play the first league saturday against the angels. the entire game, and the rest of the team rolled in. the champs will be preparing for its exhibition game against the brewers on saturday. >> the san francisco bulls hockey team has a special
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promotion for all you dog lovers. >> they are going to host paw days. they are able to bring the pups to the game. the first 500 fans will get a special edition shirt. and that begins at 2:15. well a high school goalie whose drat dramatic exit -- whose dramatic exit on the ice is being seen around the world. he put the puck in his own net. and scored for the other team. he left the ice, he flipped his coaches the bird. offered a salute and then skated right off the ice. >> he was upset and they favored another goalie over him. >> this is wrong. but i had to send a message. i wouldn't wait any longer. >> am i proud it happened this way? no. did it open a lot of people's eyes? >> yes. >> he was suspended 10 games
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for poor sport manship and his father got it reduced to five games. nick is also banned from the games because of an argument with his daughter's coach. >> what you will be paying to feed this sum are. >> it is not as bad in one county where activity may have peaked. additional cooling is in the forecast for your sunday afternoon. the numbers expected for your neighborhood. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome.
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. well, new this morning, they have kidnapped men in northern nigeria, they stormed the company earlier this morning. they killed the guard and those kidnapped victims are from britain, italy, grease and lennon. they are recalling nearly $570,000 vehicles to fix faulty battery cables. wagons, convertibles and coupes and also '08. 2012 coupes and convertible the be and the see sports car. >> faulty cables can cause engines to stall. they can contact the local bmwilliam dealership with any questions. >> chrysler is recalling 3,000 vehicles because of problems
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with the rear axle component. >> it effects he '09. ram 1500 pick ups and 2011 dodge dakotas and suvuvuzelass. they will fix the problems and owners should be notified in the coming weeks. >> according to the of survey. sonoma kids smoke more. >> they found the west area of the county has the heightest rates been sonoma county. they are flag to give resources to parents and start anti drug and alcohol programs to lower that's rates. pilot mike debeers said a thief made off with $250 worth of gas last week. fortunately he noticed it during a preflight check and he feels they need to do more to warn other pilots. >> few months ago, i had a phone call from the airport operation. eight airplanes broken into. and they took the fuel.
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>> he said he feels that could be solved by using surveillance video. they much declined to comment about the allegations. the oakland be land shooting, has the report and they wants to free ronald ross after he served seven years in prison for bad police work and a witness that lied. the conviction should not stand. he is expected to be released next week. >> this is not as bad as health officials feared. they have not seen any shortages of the flu vaccine. they warned it could stretch into march and even april. 18 people under the age of 65 have reported died from the flu this season. many americans are stocking up on orange juice during the season. sale assist of oj rose that
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ended january 19th. but scientists say drinking orange juice may not help you recover from a cold any faster. they demonstrated that it has no affect on the common cold. >> ricing demand from overseas. they are trying to keep the prices down with smaller packages. that means choice cuts that are sold in a 16 ounce package are being offered as 12 ounces for the same price. beef prices will increase by 10% by summer. >> huge pile up near detroit. more than a dozen cars crashed into each other near the interstate there. and it involved three cars and the other cars tried to pile up because of that crash. >> victims of psalmer storm sandy is going into the red because of red tape. they are waiting for insurance payouts and they can repair their homes. some had to use live save tionz. >> i had to run to the bank and
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big them to give me a loan so i could pay my contractor. once he is finished doing this segments of the work, we have to stop. because i don't have any more money. >> some homeowners say they are racking up huge costs while live ng hotels as the work is trying to be finished. >> the this is a look at the work underway in seaside heights, new jersey where more than a mile of the iconic boardwalk was destroyed. it drew can hundreds of thousands of customers every summer. this is a huge step for us. and this is going to let people know. we can do a project this big. we can help you get your home together and business together. what ever it might be. >> the owner of the pier said he hopes to have the rides up and running as well. we will go over to rosemary for a check on how things are shaping up this morning. >> we have great weather in the
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forecast. we are going to knock temperatures back for the afternoon. it is all relative, right. >> upper 50s to low 60s. seasonal and some of us will be above the seasonal average. mid- to upper 60s is what we saw yesterday. p 0s today and -- 60s today. and upper 50s to low 60s. coldest day will be tuesday. it is going to and wet, cold day. take a look at what we are expecting with the system. unfortunately, not a lot of rain but enough to get us all wet. >> we will take a quarter to a half inch. and it begins tuesday morning. and last the entire kay. >> afternoon high on the chilly said and in the 50s in the forecast. and dropping down all the way to 2,000 feet. >> mountain hamilton, it could all pick up a dusting of snow. if you are going to sierra, be prepared and bring along the chains. it is going to stick around.
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for today, mostly sunny afternoon and warming into upper 50s to mid-60s. this morning at the hour. it is as we get into the 10:00 hour. and noontime. partly cloudy skies and up near 60 degrees. >> santa rosa today. and. san rafael. and for pacifica. and much san jose. 65, much santa cruz. it is on the decline and you will need your umbrella. it could be a bit slick and the afternoon drive. expected to be wet with widespread rain. and wednesday into thursday. >> chance of showers will remain with us and on the cool side. we will have the latest ouide your door as well as low clouds and fog. thank you, rosemary. >> australian billionaire said there is over he whole am being interest in his plan to build a replica of the titanic.
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>> half a dozen people have offered to pay a million dollars to be on the ship's first voyage. he said he hopes to sign a contract with a builder soon. and titanic 2 is going to set sail in 2016. this is happening today at the san francisco zoo. and how the year your child was born in can land them a free ticket. >> what has so many visitors pulling out cameras and heading to the park. [ male announcer ] we began with the rx.
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happening right now, thousands are gathering in washington, d.c. with a big message to the president. what they're demanding and why a similar protest is planned for the bay area. >> they were still kind of getting stablized on the boat, with full you know, neck braces. >> tense moments on the san francisco day. the challenge rescue crews faced while trying to save people on the water. >> we're live in chinatown where hundreds are celebrating the year of the snake with running just as fast as they can. we'll tell you who this run benefits. good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it's
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sunday, february 17th. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. another beautiful day in store for us. sun just starting to come out. let's head to rosemary to see how long weaken joy it. >> it's going to be another enjoyable day. we'll knock temperatures back just a little bit this afternoon. this morning still cool out there, patchy fog and low clouds but they're beginning to break up and burn off. partly cloudy sky, mostly sunny for the afternoon. temperatures sliding back just a little bit and we have cold wet weather in the forecast for the week ahead. that extended forecast, and your numbers for today, coming up. happening now, 10s of thousands of people are rallying in washington, d.c., in what's being called the largest protest in u.s. history on climate change. we want to show you a live look at the nation's capitol where that event is just getting under way. you can see the wind blowing. protestors are demanding president obama reject the keystone pipeline. rallies are being held in cities across the country including san francisco. protesters plan to surround the state department office at 1
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market plaza at 1 this afternoon. also happening right now, the annual chinese new year run in san francisco. lorraine blanco is live at the finish line with more on the san francisco tradition, and how it actually could affect travel plans out there today. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, mike. yeah. runners have been crossing the finish line in portsmouth square since about 8:15. getting here almost as fast as a cobra can lunge. the chinatown 5 k celebrates the year of the snake and started with traditional firecrackers. the event attracts 1500 runners and helps to benefit the ymc a's youth and teen programs. this year's program goes to the physical education program, funding free fitness, nutrition and wellness programs for more than 1000 kids in the area. >> it's a fun thing to do. a good way to ring in the new year, but it's also a really -- it's like i said before, a
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really beautiful route but i think it's a good way to promote health and wellness in the chinatown community. >> now, 2013 is the year of the snake. in the chinese horoscope, people born this year are charismatic, great communicators but it's believe they can be cold and calculating, famous people including oprah winfrey, j.f.c., abraham lincoln, howard stern and kanye west. now the race winds through chinatown, north beach and the financial districts. keep in mind there are many streets that are closed between now and about 11 a.m. reporting live in san francisco's chinatown, lorraine blanco, ktvu. san francisco's chinatown will celebrate the year of the snake with the new year parade next weekend. the parade is known for elaborate floats and costumes and dates back to the 1860s. it is considered the largest celebration of chinese culture outside of asia. watch that parade live right here on ktvu on saturday at 6
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p.m. new this morning, pope benedict xvi delivered his first sunday blessing since announcing his retirement. >> this is the second to last sunday prayer in st. peter's square before he steps down. now normally the appearance only attracts a few thousand people but officials in rome today say you are looking at 150,000 who showed up. benedict will retire on february 28th and the vatican says it will try to choose a new pope sooner than expected so that a pope will be in place by holy week. two people were seriously hurt after their small boat crashed right into a packed ferry. it happened about 4:30 yesterday afternoon. the ferry was heading from sausalito to san francisco with 500 people on board when the small boat slammed right into the side of it. everyone on the ferry was ok but two men in their 60s on the small boat had to be transported to the hospital. >> i was standing outside and i could see the boat like just
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right down where i was standing, and i could see these people. and just lying there. >> there was a doctor and a nurse on the ferry at the time, who rushed to help the two injured men. the cause of that crash is still under investigation. ferry service will run as usual today. bart employees are missing so much work it's apparently costing the agency millions of dollars. according to the san francisco examiner, an average of 1 in 8 bart workers doesn't show up to work each day. train operators and station agents have the most unscheduled absences. bart has to pay other workers overtime to fill in. that costs about $14 million extra a year. starting today, bart passengers can expect some delays on sundays, because of track maintenance. the work is being done every sunday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., up until march 17th. service between the 24th street station and daly city and some transfers on the blue line will be affected. new information this morning about the murder investigation into olympic athlete oscar pistorius. south african police say they
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found a bloody cricket bat in the runner's home. detectives say they believe he either used that bat to break down the door of the bathroom where his girlfriend was hiding, or it's possible she used it in self-defense. investigators say either way, they have a, quote, rock solid case against pistorius, who has denied the murder charge. his best friend called him at 4 in the morning to say there had been a terrible morning, and that he wished god would, quote, take me away. >> it's so important, it's -- even made an impact in a positive or negative way. but just maintaining integrity. >> there is now outrage over last night's airing of a reality t.v. show featuring pistorius's girlfriend reeva steenkamp. she recorded the farewell message when she was voted off the program which is a takeoff of the american show survivor. women's rights groups accused producers over exploiting the
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death of the 2009-year-old model. >> i believe he would have been the next runner in south africa. it is a sad but abrupt end to a wonderful career. >> some women's groups say the show should have been delayed until after her funeral, but show producers say the program was a tribute to her legacy. a funeral is scheduled for tuesday. a candlelight vigil is also scheduled for tuesday for the san bernadino county deputy who was killed while chasing christopher dorner. deputy jeremiah mccay will be laid to rest thursday morning. dozens of people rallied outside los angeles police headquarters yesterday in support of accused killer christopher dorner. the protesters said they don't condone the killing rampage, but rather agreed with his claims of police corruption and brutality. one demonstrator said it was obviously police had no intention over bringing in dorner in alive. another big storm is hitting the north beach. video from new bedford, rhode island where up to eight inches of snow is expected to
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accumulate. people living there are concerned about this storm. much of the city's snow plows are worn down or need to be replaced. >> there is so many broken down equipment, i'm sure it's going to take, if we get more than five inches, whatever is going to be predicted, i am sure the -- it's going to cause a problem. >> city leaders say replacing old equipment is a top priority, but it is a long-term process. in michigan, snow and ice led to a huge pile-up near detroit. more than a dozen cars crashed into each other yesterday afternoon along the interstate there. police say the first crash involved about three cars and other cars piled up trying to avoid that initial crash. no one was hurt in the incident. good morning. subtle changes in the forecast for today. a live look over san francisco here, and towards the west we have low clouds. returning to the area this morning. and this is one sign of the changes coming. patchy dense fog in some spots, our relative humidity is up
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while we have an on shore breeze that is back. the offshore breeze that brought us that warm-up thursday, friday, even yesterday felt pretty warm, now gone. if onshore breeze will be with us from here on out and that is bringing back the low clouds and the fog. i am seeing it in areas like san jose, even patchy dense fog even parts of the north bay. down the valley floor. santa rosa, petaluma, navarro all reporting visibility down to a quarter mile. take it easy out there. it is improving slowly in the next hour or so, we should seibert improvement for that patchy dense fog, but it will be with you for the early morning drive. 49 degrees right now in walnut creek. low 50s in oakland, widespread 40s to low 50s around the bay and our inland areas where we sink back into the upper 30s in some spots, now beginning to rebound as well. along the peninsula, 48 to palo alto, 48 to menlow park. mid 40s at los altos hills and as we slide south just a little bit, 48 for fremont outside your door right now, 53 at the university of san jose, sunny veil checking in right about 52. temperatures are on their way
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upward. we will not be as warm as yesterday. again it's the cooling trend that will take induce tuesday when this system here drops down into california, brings us some rain and some low snow. the leading edge still several hundred miles away, but this is how it's going to play oillet over the next couple of days. waking up with the low clouds this morning, by the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. temperatures seasonal, even slightly above. so we're going to continue that for sunday afternoon. monday morning, we wake up, the low clouds, the fog back with us again. for the afternoon, the clouds are going to switch. high level clouds turning into mid level clouds, and this associated with thstorm that will be moving closer to us in the overnight hours. now into tuesday morning, here is the rain, arriving by about 10:00 or so for parts of the north bay. could wake up with a little bit of drizzle, maybe a few scattered showers. but it's through the afternoon that we will see the scattered showers and the widespread rain move through the bay area. by tuesday night, we're beginning to dry out, leaving just unsettled weather for wednesday.
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another shot of rain on thursday. for the afternoon today, 62 in vallejo, 62 in berkeley, 60 degrees san francisco, 61 san rafael. down into the south bay, temperatures warms to about 64 for san jose, 66 morgan hill. mid 60s, loss gatos, as well as santa cruz. these numbers a few degrees cooler than yesterday, anywhere from five to 10 degrees coolinger along the coastline. your extended forecast, the cooling trend continuing. notice how cold we will be as we get into tuesday, wednesday and thursday. afternoon highs low to mid 50s. the rain moves in on tuesday, and then again the possibility of more rain coming on thursday. and perhaps into the week. back to the desk. >> well, big concerns surrounding our nation's security. what's at risk if congress doesn't vote on a replacement for defense secretary leon panetta. sometime in the near future. >> and the threat to bring down a popular show in the skies. what the blue angels have to lose if congress does not act fast on a solution to the budget.
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>> but first, let's go outside. there is a live look at 680 in walnut creek. if you have to go out this morning, looks like the roads are moving just fine. we'll keep an eye on things and if that changes, we'll certainly let you know. it's 9:11. this is mornings on 2. [ announcer 1 ] today's business travel challenge: redeeming a reward flight.
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weather over san francisco at this hour. and a nice looking day for your afternoon. cold weather returns early next week. the extended forecast is coming up. two texas firefighters have died after being severely burned in a fire. officials say friday's fire at the knights of columbus hall in bryan, texas was so intense it caused the roof to collapse. two other firefighters were also treated for burns, but are expected to survive. >> the city of bryan is suffering a huge loss here overnight through emergency fire operation. >> one of the firefighters has been identified as 36-year-old lieutenant eric wallace. he leaves behind a wife and five children. survivors of a deadly rhode island nightclub fire are marking 10 years since the tragedy. 100 people were killed when pyrotechnics for the band great white started a fire at the station nightclub in west warwick back in 2003. the names of the dead will be read aloud at a service later this afternoon. at the site of the fire. officials say they are working
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to raise funds to built a permanent memorial. san francisco muni officials say a woman is in a hospital after being hit by a muni bus. that accident happened yesterday afternoon. the victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. the cause of the accident is still under investigation. the muni driver is undergoing standard drug and alcohol tests. two stockton teenagers died after leading the c.h.p. on a high speed chase. the highway patrol says officers started pursuing the car because it was passing vehicles using the left turn lane. that high-speed pursuit lasted about a minute and ended when the 13-year-old driver lost control, hit a light pole and crashed into a wall. both the driver and his 15-year- old passenger died. an anti jobbing antioc man is recovering after driving his brand new harley davidson motorcycle through that wall, his neighbor's home. the man told investigators he was just trying to ride that motorcycle super bowl the garage, but then the throttle got -- that motorcycle into the
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garage but the throttle got stuck and it sent him and his motorcycle across the lawn through a fence into a wall. crews are now pile driving, and that means drilling at least 150 feet into the ground to secure the building. the noisy portion of the process is expected to be completed this month. the new store is scheduled to open near the richmond san rafael bridge in october. alameda county is looking to make a road connecting 580 and 680 a little safer. 93 accidents have been reported in the past four years on crow canyon road between castro valley and san ramon. one stretch of the roadway is even referred to as dead man's curve, due to the number of crashes there. the first of several public meetings, residents said speed limits need to be lowered. many also recommended installing rumble strips, more traffic light, stop signs and a center turn lane. filling up the gas tank continues to come at a high cost. according to aaa gas prices have gone up 12 cents since last weekend. the increase is again being blamed on rising oil prices.
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here in california, the average price for a gallon of regular gas is 4.15. in san francisco, people are paying about 4.10 a gallon. 4.08 in san jose. in oakland the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas is 4.04 a gallon. new this morning, if obama administration says it has grave concerns that delays in filling critical government posts will affect national security. senate republicans have stalled the nomination of chicago chuck hagel for secretary of defense and john brennan for c.i.a. director. if g.o.p. won't budge until it receives answers about the benghazi consulate attack last september. the new white house chief of staff says the candidates are well-qualified and further delays could jeopardize security. the obama administration is reportedly considering landmark legislation on immigration reform. u.s.a. today obtained a draft proposal from the white house that would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within 8 years. it is estimated that there are 11 million illegal immigrants
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right now in the u.s., and under the proposal, they could apply for a newly created immigrant visa. the bill would also provide more security funding and require that businesses verify the immigration status of new hires. some bay area educators are applauding president obama's early childhood education proposal. the president wants to make preschool available to all children and expand programs such as head start. in california, officials say 125,000 four-year-olds from low income families can't afford to enroll in preschool. the president has not said how much the program would cost, but some estimate it would be between 10 and $25 billion a year. a new mortgage relief bill could face an uphill battle in congress. president obama appraised the proposal during his state of the union speech. it would help home owns with mortgages backed by fannie mae and freddie mac take advantage of low interest rates and refinance their loans. the bill is expected to get support in the democratic
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controlled senate but could face an uphill battle in the republican run house. similar versions of that measure failed to pass last year. the bay area housing market is showing more signs of a strong recovery. according to the research firm data quick, home sales last month were stronger than they had been in the last six years in the bay area. the median price for a home in the bay area was $415,000. that's up more than 27% there last january. about 5500 homes were sold in the bay area last month, and that's a 3% improvement from the same time last year. well, the budget stalemate in washington could silence the blue angels. the familiar sights and sounds of the blue angels could be a thing of the past. the chronicle reports that the naval high flyers and possibly fleet week may be cancelled if automatic federal spending cuts known as sequestration kick in on march 1. san francisco mayor ed lee says an internal military e-mail warns that funding for the blue angels
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would be slashed. fleet week attracts a million people every october. an smieghtz at one popular national park. what is it that has so many visitors pulling out their cameras and heading to this destination? >> subtle changes in store for today. big changes for the week ahead. a look at your extended forecast, coming up. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪
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it is an annual phenomenon that draws thousands to yosemite. the angle of the setting sun has turned yosemite's horse tail fall into the fiery sight. the best time to photograph it is normally through february 23rd but plentiful water in the fall this year could extend this amazing sight a week or two more. ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus has won a federal lawsuit filed by bay area activists. this is video of an elephant walk from last august. two animal rights activists say
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circus employees violated their free speech rights by harassing them as they tried to record the animals back stage. jurors did not agree. the san francisco sue is holding a special -- zoo is holding a special event to commemorate the year of the snake. at 10:00 this morning the zoo is holding its lunar new year celebration. it features chin niece acrobatic performances, traditional chinese lion and folk dancing and a zodiac scafnger hunt throughout the yack. if you were born in the year of the snake you get in free. >> i love the zoo. >> it's a good day to go to the zoo. >> it is, rosemary. although at least in the san francisco zoo it might be a little foggy. yeah, a great day to head to the zoo or outdoors, toss the ball around with the little ones. we have nice weather in the forecast once again. we'll take a few degrees off the afternoon highs. slightly cooler today. this morning and at this hour, still waking up, if you are outside your door, we have a little bit of patchy dense fog
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still at this point. a few low clouds lingering. partly sunny skies in san jose. mostly sunny over the inland east bay. as we get through the next hour or so, temperatures will improve. upper 40s to low 50s by 10:00 and in time for the lunch hour, upper 50s to near 60 degrees in most areas. afternoon highs for today, 65 in napa, 61 san rafael, 62 in hayward, 64 redwood city, 64 san jose. a beautiful day. it's what? mid-february? we're just -- we're a little spoiled now, that we had upper 70s even a few low 80s right around thursday and friday. the extended forecast, the big change comes as early as tomorrow. increasing clouds, you'll definitely feel the cooler by tuesday, low 50s in the forecast, rain arrives early. scattered showers for the entire day, and then unsettled weather wednesday, thursday, and it looks like it may last into the weekend. back to you. n.b.a. all star weekend continues today with the big all star
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game. last night stars were showing off their skills in the dunk contest. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh! >> it came down to the raptors terrence ross and defending champion jeremy evans of the jazz. ross put the contest away with that between the legs dunk over the ball boy. reminds me of my high school days. today's all star game will feature a former golden state warrior david lee. he is the warriors first all star since lattrell spreewell in '87. a southern california family pleads with the public to help find their missing son. >> it could be your son, your nephew. please help us. >> why they think he could be somewhere in san francisco, and how you can help with search efforts. >> we're live in san francisco's chinatown, where hundreds celebrated the year of the snake this morning with a lot of running. we'll tell you what the event
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the cell abrasion begins. thousands of people in san francisco kicked off their lunar new year's celebration. it's sunday, february 17th. i'm claudine wong. >> good morning. i'm mike mibach. aping right now, chinatown is celebrating the lunar new year.
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lorraine blanco is live at the finish line of the chinese new year run to show us more of this san francisco tradition. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, mike. it's the 35th annual ymca china town 5k race. you can see the art person just finished -- last person just finished about five minutes ago. they've cleared it up pretty quickly. let's show you how the race started. >> 3! 2! >> reporter: the lunar new year event attracts 1500 runners and benefits the ymc a's youth and teen programs. this year's proceed goes to its physical education program, funding free fitness, nutrition and wellness programs for more than 1000 kids in the china town area. >> it was a really great fun raider for the city. we thought it would be really great to celebrate in a unique way and make costumes. we love costumes and crafts. so we got together last night and put it together. >> reporter: that was definitely the most creative costume out here.
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now 2013 is the year of the snake, and in the chinese horoscope, people born this year are great communicators, but it is believed they can also be cold and calculating. just so you know, some famous people born the year of the snake include oprah winfrey, j.f.k., abraham lincoln, picasso, mlk, jr., howard stern and kanye west. the race as we said just finished and people are partying right now in portsmouth square, of course. this one of many events here in san francisco where the year of the snake and chinese new year is the biggest in the nation. live in san francisco, lorraine blanco. people were seriously hurt after their small boat crashed right into a packed ferry. it happened at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. the ferry was heading from sausalito to san francisco with 500 people on board when the small boat slammed right into the side of it. everyone on the ferry was ok. but two men in their 60s on that small boat were rushed to the hospital.
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the cause of that crash is still under investigation. ferry service will run as usual today. san francisco police are asking for your help to find a missing man. 20-year-old christian hughes flew up from san diego on february 4th to visit a friend, and he was supposed to fly home last thursday but no one has seen or heard from him in more than a week. his mother is in the bay area trying to search for him, and yesterday she passed out flyers with his friends in the bay view near the area he had been staying with a friend. >> we don't want to think that anything bad has happened, but he has been missing for a week now and we can only hope that's not the case. >> both san diego police and san francisco police are searching for hughes. he is 5' 8, weighs 130 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair. anyone with information about him is asked to call police. oakland police are looking for suspects in two separate deadly attacks. the latest happened around 5:00 last night. the man was shot several times on eighth and peralta streets in west oakland. he was pronounced dead at the scene. hours earlier, a 22-year-old man was stabbed to death just 3
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blocks from oakland police headquarters. friends and family of the petaluma teenager who died in the snow after a new year's eve concert in lake tahoe are using their story to help others. the family of 19-year-old alyssa byrne has announced they'll use the money donated to launch a public service campaign promoting a buddy system. the family says they want teens to travel in groups to stay out of danger. byrne had gone to at that although with three friends and left a music festival on her own. she was found three days later in a snowbank by a utility worker. in sub freezing temperatures, thousands of relief workers are helping victims of the russian meteor. the central russian city is being called the city of broken glass. the meteor blew out the windows to more than 40-buildings, and they estimate the blast as strong as 20 atomic bombs. >> i told them to move from the windows and not long after that the meteor exploded. they were all fine.
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however when they got back to their seats a piece of glass flu above their heads. >> more than 1200 people were injured. residents say there is one positive note. they have extensive cooperation in that troubled industrial region. more than 24,000 people have mobilized to fix broken windows and distribute warm clothes and food in an area where temperatures drop to single digits overnight. the meteor caused at least $33 million in damage. new this morning, nurses at a hospital in palo alto say their safety is at risk. on-call nurses at lucille packard children's hospital say they are forced to sleep in their vehicles between assignments. they say the hospital has refused to provide beds, in violation of a union contract. but the hospital says a room is given to any nurse who requests one. one on-call nurse says her purse was stolen at gunpoint while she was sleeping in a car last month. two marin county hospitals will be taking part in pilot programs for president obama's new healthcare law. marin general plans to coordinate patient care with
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the meritaj medical network. the two will be responsible for providing healthcare to 15,000 medicare patients in the north bay. know very row community hospital is also expected to perform certain surgeries for medicare patients at a set price. also new this morning, three businesses in the sonoma valley area have been cited for selling alcohol to minors. police say the businesses received the violation during an undercover sting. they include round table pizza, hot monk tavern, and debris. the department of alcoholic beverage alcohol has been note vied of the violation. facebook will be getting a huge tax refund check this year. despite earning more than $1 billion in profit in 2012, the social media giant didn't have to pay any federal or state income taxes. the company is actually going to get a refund of $429 million, thanks to a tax reduction for executive stock options. >> the employees cash in the stock options, and at that point, they have a tax deduction for the company. even though it didn't cost
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facebook a nickel, the government treats it as wages, and they get a deduction for it. >> and facebook is about to get more tax breaks in the future, which total about 3 billion dollars. a north bay community might ban certain types of internet cafes. the vallejo times herald reports the city counsel nil american canyon is after businesses like freedom p.c.s. the business says it sells phone products. the city believes it's actually an internet cafe, which sells internet time that's connected to a sweep stakes where computers act as illegal slot machines. on tuesday, council members will consider a temporary ban while they review zoning rules. a pilot says gas thieves are targeting planes at san carlos airport. pilot mike debeers says a thief made off with almost $250 worth of gas last week. fortunately, debeer noticed the missing gas during a preflight check but he feels the airport needs to warn other pilots. >> a few months ago, i had a call from the airport operation. there's 8 airplanes broke into,
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they took the fuel. >> debeer also says he feels that the thefts could be solved with the use of surveillance cameras. airport officials declined to comment about debeers' allegations. military aircraft intercepted a small plane that flew into a no fly zone during the president's visit to florida. officials say an f-16 and a coast guard helicopter escorted the cessna 152 out of the restricted air space and forced it to land. president obama is spending the president's day weekend with friends on florida's fresh coast. golf is expected to be a big part of the president's vacation. he is taking lessons from tiger woods' former coach butch harmon. this is video of the president playing golf in 2011. the president is practicing his technique on a private course in palm city. harmon has also played with former presidents richard nixon, gerald ford and george bush. i pretty day in store for your sunday. a live look over the berkeley
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hills. mostly blue skies. a little patchy fog in some areas, a few low clouds overhead but that's seguining to break apart and burn off. still seeing low clouds in parts of the south bay. just a few patches of fog now reported in around petaluma, as well as santa rosa. all in all, improving conditions over the north bay. 46 in napa, 40 in santa rosa. a few degrees cooler than yesterday. around the bay slightly warmer. 53 in oakland, 50 san francisco. a railroad light onshore breeze is back. that has hiked up the relative humidity, brought back the low clouds, as well as the fog this morning. we head into the south bay, san jose, partly sunny skies. low 50s right now, morgan hill as well as gilroy, still with cloudy conditions. you can see it here on storm tracker 2, 46 morgan hill, as well as gilroy without that sunshine there. this is also going to burn away and you'll have mostly sunny skies in your neighborhood for the afternoon. the cooler air beginning to settle in but this is the system that will bring us the rain. still about 700 miles out. you can see the leading edge
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there. this system is going to drop you over the pacific northwest by tomorrow, and slide into california on tuesday. between now and then, we'll just see an increase in clouds by monday, and the cooling trend is going to continue. a few degrees today, more so by tomorrow. the system is going to bring anywhere from a quarter inch to a half inch of rain. we're hoping for a little more but the pass looks a little drier. looks like it will move inland a little farther than originally expected. temperatures will be on the chilly side. low to mid 50s are the afternoon highs. and snow levels will be dropping down to about 2000 feet, which means local mountains right around here, maybe picking up a dusting of snow. you go into the sierra, some folks have the entire week off with the kids out of school you will need those chained because of weather expected with the snow levels into the foothills. today, cool, patchy fog this morning but we're getting rid of it as i speak. partly cloudy skies, afternoon highs take an additional dip and that cold, wet weather will arrive on tuesday. afternoon highs for today, 62 vallejo, 62 for berkeley. low 60s in oakland, 60 degrees
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san francisco. going to be a gorgeous day to be outdoors. san jose 64, mid 60s los gatos, 65 santa cruz. even a bit above average for this time of year. the cooling trend will take us below average as early as tomorrow. the increasing clouds, we'll wake up with the morning clouds and fog once again. but the increasing clouds associated with the storm coming by late monday into tuesday morning. the rain raves, lasts all day long, and then we are unsettled with cool conditions wednesday, thursday, another chance at some rain and this pattern may last into the weekend. back to you. well, new jersey firefighters plan to build 26 playgrounds in honor of the victims of the newtown shooting massacre. the playgrounds will be built in the stat hardest hit by superstorm sandy which include new york, new jersey and connecticut. each playground will bear the name of the victim and show case things that that person loved. 20 children and 6 school employees died in the sandy hook elementary shooting rampage. the jersey shore is racing to rebuild in time for the summer tourist season.
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this is a look at the work now under way in sea sides heights new jersey, where more than a mile of the iconic board walk was destroyed. it drew hundreds of thousands of visitors every summer. >> any great journey starts with the first step. this is a huge step for us. this is going to let people know. we can do a project this big, then we certainly can help you get your home together, get your business together, whatever it might be. >> the owner stove sea side heights pier says he hopes to have rides back up and running by the summer, as well. the bay area will hold special services today to mark a turbulent time in american history. it's the day of remembrance, commemorating the anniversary of k3ebg i have the order 9066 which led to the internment of 120,000 japanese americans. japantown plans to hold a forum on the internment. a san jose buddhist church will hold a memorial service this evening. a new statue in san diego is the buzz this morning. >> this is a reflection of not only our commitment to the
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military. >> that tribute to the most famous kiss in america. >> and spring training in arizona. ktvu's fred ingles will join us live from the home of the defending a.l. west division champs. >> but first, let's go outside. there is a live look at highway 237. traffic looking great across the bay area, with no major problems to report for you on this sunday morning. it is 9:42. this is mornings on 2. [ mom ] dear chex cereal,
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[ applause ] >> a statue of one of the most famous romantic images in u.s. history has a new home in san diego. a 25 foot tall bronze statue of the famous times square kiss was dedicated yesterday. it is a replica of the 19 privacy life magazine photo of a service man kissing a woman while celebrating the end of world war ii. the new statue replacing a similar one that was loaned to san diego from 2007 until last year. happening right now, it's the first weekend of spring straining for our bay area baseball teams. the defending a.l. west division champs oakland a's hoping to advance even further this yore. fred ingle is hopping around all around arizona this weekend. scottsdale one day, phoenix the next. >> good morning, mike. yes, well if it's cactus, then it must be arizona. we're actually in phoenix, the oakland athletics popogo park. this is mostly their minor league area. they will just come here to practice today. it's a beautiful facility with
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several ball fields and the a's were earlier this morning at the phoenix municipal stadium where they actually play their exhibition games. we had an opportunity to interview many of the players here. as you can see, also, a lot of japanese reporters and camera men. they're here for the oakland a's new short top, hero nakagima. as you can see, also, starting to bring supplies in here. this is where they will practice starting roughly 11:00. it's kind of a strange dynamic that they have here. they get dressed over at the municipal stadium. the phoenix municipal stadium which is two miles away. then they come here and practice here at popogo park. it's a beautiful facility as we said. the team, a new look for them. when we get to doing some stories here, you'll see that about 10 of the players are sporting beards. i mean full man-on beards here. including josh reddick, who's got one of those lumber jack
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beards. it's a new look that the ever- changing oakland athletics is trying to start up this year. we talked to a lot of players. they all seem very optimistic. everyone talks about the anaheim angels loading up, the texas rangers. people forget, this is the american league west division champs who took the detroit tigers to five games in the american league division series last year. there is a few of the players coming out. again practice is officially starting at 11 owe5 and we'll have to move over here as more people come in to this site here. again, the oakland athletics, this is their first full teamwork-out today. it is here in phoenix. ironically, mike and claudine, the a's are actually going to leave this facility next year, and move to mesa. in the spring of 2015. it's such a beautiful place and
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you wonder why they want to move, but they will be moving to mesa after next spring training here, as you can tell, again, the players starting to stream in here, and we've -- we've talked to a lot of them. and again as i can tell you, this is a very loose bunch. they've been here, done that before. they know that they're a mix and match group. what you see today may not be the team you will see in june, july, or august, because billy bean, the general manager sure does enjoy the card shuffling, if you will. the player shuffling of the franchise. but it's a beautiful day, and we hope to hear more from the players tonight on the 10:00 news. reporting live in phoenix, fred ingles, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> thanks, fred. the world champion giants say they are ready for a repeat. the giants have their first full teamwork outyesterday in scottsdale. 21 players are back from last year's championship team. one question going into this spring is again the weight of
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pablo sandoval. >> i feel in shape. i don't care what other people think. i'm going to keep doing what i do. >> i don't think that question will ever go away. he's got to shed a few which he will. we have some time. and he's in there working out now as we speak. >> tim lincecum says he is in great shape after a new off- season training regimen. the giants play their first cactus league game saturday against the angels. qualifying gets under way officially for the nascar season opener daytona, florida. the buildup for next weekend's race kicked off last night with the sprint you been limited. drivers were in the new gen 6 cars. kevin harvick held off greg biffle, joey logano and tony stewart to win the race for the third time in five years. watch qualifying this morning at 10:00 right here on ktvu and w567 the daytona 500 next sunday, the 24th, also right here on ktvu. we will be ending mornings on 2 ?re@pí.pm&úw
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starting at 9:00. the prices are rising due to higher corn cost and rising department from overseas. analysts say many grocery chains are trying to keep prices down with smaller packages. that means choice cuts that have been traditionally sold in the 16 ounce package are now offered as 12 ounces for the same price. beef prices are expected to increase as much as 10% by the summer. b.m.w. is recalling nearly 570,000 vehicles to fix faulty battery cables. the recall affects 2007 to 2011. three series sedans, wagons, convertibles and coupes. also on the recall list, 2008 to 12, 1 series coupes and convertibles and the sports car. the company says faulty cables can cause the engines to stall. owners can contact their local bmw dealer with any questions. christer will is also recalling -- chrysler is also recalling 300,000 vehicles because of problems with a rear axle component that can cause drivers to lose control. the recall affects twin to 2012
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ram 1500 pickups. 2009 to 2011 dodge dakotas, and 2009 aspen durango s.u.v.s. dealers will fix those problems for you and owners should be notified by chrysler. a san quinton inmate convicted in a 2006 oakland shooting is about to be released from prison. if chronicle reports prosecutors have asked a judge to free 51-year-old ronald ross after he served 123 years in prison for attempted murder. ross's attorneys say their client was the victim of bad police work, as well as a witness who lied. the district attorney's office has conceded the conviction should not stand. ross is expected to be released next week. well, san francisco city leaders say they believe a steady paycheck will encourage teenagers to leave gangs. the examiner reports the city has a jobs program for at-risk teens. and over the past 18 months, about 10 young men left gangs and started working for the city as gardeners. officials hope to add private
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sector jobs. according to a new survey, sonoma county teenagers smoke marijuana at a higher rate than the state average. the california healthy kids survey found that the west county has the highest rates within sonoma county. county leaders say they plan to give resources to parents and start anti-drug and alcohol programs in middle schools to start lowering those rates. well, high school hockey player puts his puck in his own goal and then skates off the ice. the message he was trying to send to his coaches. >> a slightly cooler after in store for the bay area at this hour. patchy low clouds and fog over portions of the bay. i'll have your day planner coming up. >> and just a reminder, tomorrow is president's day and that means all government offices, post offices and banks are close $. bart and muni will be on saturday schedules. a.c. transit and golden gate transit will be on a sunday schedule. cal train will have a modified holiday schedule and parking meters, of course, will be enforced in san francisco.
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, it's 9:54. recapping the top stories for this morning. 10s of thousands of people are rallying in washington, d.c. in what is being called the largest protest in u.s. history on climate change. a rally will be held this afternoon in san francisco at 1:00. protesters are demanding president obama reject the keystone pipeline. a crash involving a small boat into a crowded ferry is being investigated. the ferry was heading from sausalito to san francisco yesterday afternoon when a small boat with two men on board crashed into it. the 500 people on the ferry were ok but the two men were seriously hurt. pope benedict xvi delivered his first sunday blessing after announcing his retirement. this is the second to last sunday prayer in st. peter's square before he steps down. normally the appearance only attracts a few thousand people, but officials in rome said today 150,000 people showed up. a high school hockey goalie
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whose dramatic exit on the ice is being seen around the world is now talking about that incident, along with his angry father. austin krause put the puck in his own net, scoring for the other team during a game outside minneapolis last week. he then flipped his coaches the bird, offered a salute, there it goes, and then as you can see there he just skates off the ice. he says he was upset the coaches favored another goalie over him. >> you know, this was wrong, but i had to send a message. i couldn't wait any longer. >> am i proud that it happened this way? no. did it open a lot of people's eyes? yes. >> austin was suspended 10 games for poor sportsmanship. his father got the suspension reduced to five games, but his father's also been banned from youth hockey games after he had an altercation from his daughter's hockey coach. the san francisco bulls hockey team have a special proatle for all of you dog lovers. the team will host pucks and paw days at the palace. the first 500 fans get special edition bulls dog bowls and the team will play the stockton
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thunder at 2:15. a little over four hours before the puck drops. why not get outside and check in with rosemary and see how we're looking. >> a great idea. nice weather once again. mostly sunny skies as we get into the afternoon. a few patches of fog, partly sunny skies over parts of the south bay but those are going to be -- the clouds will begin to clear, mostly sunny skies expected for the afternoon. here is a look at your temperatures as we get into the next hour. we are looking at upper 40s to low 50s, and then for the lunch hour, upper 50s toe near 60 under mostly sunny skies. a mild afternoon in store. it is a cooling trend that we are experiencing at this point, but 66 in santa rosa is a great lay. 64 redwood city, 64 in san jose. the cooling trend will continue with the more dramatic change coming on monday night. monday's sort of a transition day. we'll wake up with the morning clouds once again. by the afternoon, you'll notice it's cooler. upper 50s to low 60s. we're below the seasonal average for monday, into